What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (11/4/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1842 – Abraham Lincoln (16th President of the United States) marries Mary Todd in Springfield

1845 – First nationally observed uniform Election Day in US

1862 – Dr. Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis)

1930 – Birthday – Doris Roberts, actress (Remington Steele, Everybody Loves Raymond)

1939 – First air conditioned automobile (Packard) exhibited, Chicago, IL

1946 – Birthday – Laura Bush, U.S. First Lady 2001-09

1960 – "Misfits" premieres, final movie for Clark Gable & Marilyn Monroe

1961 – Birthday – Ralph Macchio, Huntington NY, actor (Karate Kid, Eight is Enough)

1969 – Birthday – Sean Combs [Puff Daddy], rapper/record producer (Come to Me, I'll be Missing You)

1980 – Ronald Reagan (R) defeats President Jimmy Carter (D) by a landslide

1987 – NBA announces four new franchises: Charlotte and Miami for 1988; Minneapolis and Orlando for 1989

2008 – Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States

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